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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 11.4.19 Goldfinch new 3 retrap 6 Linnet new 20 retrap 46 One linnet retrap was ringed in December 2013. Two females had the beginnings of brood patches and the last one had a fairly well filled egg so that is the end for this season. Also...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 11.4.19 Goldfinch new retrap 7 Linnet new 19 retrap 48 Also seen/heard Greylag geese Mallard Buzzard Peewit Skylark Meadow pipit Chiffchaff Yellowhammer Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits. Many thanks to all...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Mist netting at secondary feed station, Site 1, 10.4.19 Brambling new 1 retrap Chaffinch new 17 retrap 8 Dunnock new retrap 1 Goldfinch new 2 retrap Great tit new retrap 2 Greenfinch new 1 retrap 1 Jackdaw new 1 retrap Tree sparrow new 4 retrap Woodpigeon new 1...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 2.4.19 Goldfinch new 5 retrap 15 Linnet new 12 retrap 18 Also seen/heard Greylag geese Mallard Buzzard Skylark Meadow pipit Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits. Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Mist netting at Site 1, 31.3.19. Brambling new 6 retrap Chaffinch new 6 retrap 3 Dunnock new retrap 2 Robin new retrap 1 Tree sparrow new 7 retrap Yellowhammer new 16 retrap 4 TOTAL new 35 retrap 10 Also seen/heard : Greylag geese Buzzard Grey partridge Golden plover...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 28.3.19 Goldfinch new 7 retrap 21 Linnet new 23 retrap 18 Also seen/heard Greylag geese Buzzard Sparrowhawk Skylark Meadow pipit Yellowhammer On the walk back I passed a chiffchaff singing. Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 25.3.19 An afternoon session Linnet new 17 retrap 36 Also seen/heard Greylag geese Mallard Buzzard Skylark Meadow pipit Goldfinch Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits. Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Mist netting at Site 2, lower site, 18.3.19 Blackbird new retrap 1 Blue tit new 1 retrap Chaffinch new 1 retrap Dunnock new retrap 1 Great tit new 1 retrap Reed bunting new 2 retrap 1 TOTAL new 5 retrap 3 Also seen/heard : Heron 1 Mallard 1 Buzzard 3 Tawny owl Great...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 21.3.19 Goldfinch new 6 retrap 24 Linnet new 15 retrap 7 Also seen/heard Greylag geese Buzzard Skylark Meadow pipit Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits. Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 11.3.19 Goldfinch new 1 retrap 11 Linnet new 6 retrap 10 Also seen/heard Greylag geese Buzzard Skylark Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits. Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Mist netting at Site 2, 1.03.19, upper site. Blackbird new 1 retrap Blue tit new 2 retrap 2 Chaffinch new 2 retrap Coal tit new 1 retrap Dunnock new 3 retrap 3 Long tailed tit new 2 retrap 1 Reed bunting new 3 retrap 1 Robin new retrap 1 Tree sparrow new 2 retrap...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 2.3.19 Goldfinch new 4 retrap 19 Linnet new 4 retrap 5 Also seen/heard Greylag geese Grey partridge Mallard Oystercatcher Tawny owl Skylark Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits. Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Not with kestrel, especially as they are getting so scarce. The sprawk incident we had a week or two ago is less rare, though not common. The worst thing is cats, they can go along a net killing everything in reach for fun. We stopped ringing where people moved in with cats and weren't prepared...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Mist netting at secondary feed station, Site 1, 26.2.19 Blackbird new 1 retrap Brambling new 3 retrap Chaffinch new 12 retrap 3 Dunnock new 0 retrap 5 Great tit new 1 retrap Greenfinch new 1 retrap Tree sparrow new 3 retrap 3 Yellowhammer new 6 retrap 1 TOTALS new 27...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Mist netting at Site 1, 24.2.19. Blackbird new 1 retrap Blue tit new 1 retrap Brambling new 1 retrap Bullfinch new retrap 1 Chaffinch new 3 retrap 2 Dunnock new retrap 5 Robin new 1 retrap 2 Tree sparrow new 1 retrap Yellowhammer new 16 retrap 4 TOTAL new 25...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 19.2.19 Goldfinch new 1 retrap 17 Linnet new 21 retrap 91 Also seen/heard Skylark Song thrush Fieldfare Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits. Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Mist netting at Site 2, lower site, 15.2.19 Blackbird new 1 retrap 1 Brambling new 2 retrap Chaffinch new 1 retrap Dunnock new 3 retrap 12 Great tit new 4 retrap 1 Long tailed tit new 1 retrap Reed bunting new 2 retrap 3 Song Thrush new 1 retrap Sparrowhawk new 1...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 13.2.19 Goldfinch new retrap 2 Linnet new 11 retrap 27 Also seen/heard Greylag goose Buzzard Skylark Fieldfare 11 Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits. Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Mist netting at Site 2, 11.02.19, upper site. Blue tit new 1 retrap 4 Great tit new 1 Robin new 2 retrap 1 Tree sparrow new 1 retrap 1 Yellowhammer new 6 retrap 1 TOTAL new 11 retrap 7 Also seen/heard : Pink-footed geese Buzzard Tawny owl 3+ Greater spotted woodpecker...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 3.2.19 Goldfinch new retrap 9 Linnet new 39 retrap 64 Also seen/heard Greylag goose An hour or two later by the farm steading a meadow pipit passed over. Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits. Many thanks to all...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Mist netting at Site 1, 31.1.19. Blackbird new 2 retrap 3 Brambling new 1 retrap Chaffinch new 2 retrap Dunnock new 5 retrap 3 Fieldfare new 1 retrap 1 Robin new retrap 11 Treecreeper new 1 retrap Tree sparrow new 1 retrap Yellowhammer new 14 retrap 1 TOTAL new...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Mist netting at secondary feed station, Site 1, 24.1.19 Blackbird new 1 retrap Chaffinch new 9 retrap 4 Dunnock new 1 retrap 3 Great tit new retrap 1 Robin new retrap 2 Tree sparrow new 2 retrap 3 Wren new 1 retrap TOTALS new 14 retrap 13 Also seen/heard : Greylag...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 23.1.19 Goldfinch new retrap 12 Linnet new 28 retrap 63 Very quiet morning. A flock of 60+ fieldfare (plus 4 blackbirds and 3 chaffinch) are feeding on damaged apples in our garden. Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Mist netting at Site 2, lower site, 20.1.19 Chaffinch new 5 retrap 1 Dunnock new 2 retrap 12 Great tit new retrap 2 Long tailed tit new 1 retrap 1 Reed bunting new 4 retrap 2 Robin new retrap 2 Tree sparrow new 3 retrap 9 Yellowhammer new 1 retrap 2 TOTAL new 16...
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    Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 16.1.19 Goldfinch new retrap 13 Linnet new 29 retrap 26 Also seen/heard Greylag geese Sparrowhawk - flew over the bait, birds were very jumpy Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits. Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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